Hospitality and leisure industry

FILE - In this July 9, 2014, file photo, riders go down the water slide called "Verruckt" at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City, Kan. A former executive with the Kansas water park where a 10-year-old boy died on the giant waterslide has been charged with involuntary manslaughter. Tyler Austin Miles, an operations director for Schlitterbahn, was booked into the Wyandotte County jail Friday, March 23, 2018 and is being held on $50,000 bond. Caleb Schwab died in August 2016 on the 17-story Verruckt water slide at the park in western Kansas City, Kansas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
March 23, 2018 - 6:36 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas waterslide hyped as the world's highest was a "deadly weapon" that had already injured more than a dozen people before a 10-year-old boy was decapitated on it in 2016, according to a grand jury indictment unsealed Friday that charges the water park operator and an...
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FILE - In this March 5, 2018, file photo, a man removes the word Trump, off a marquee outside the Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and Tower in Panama City, Panama. A New York judge has given the owners of a Trump-branded hotel in Panama a victory over the family-owned company of President Donald Trump. Manhattan federal Judge Edgardo Ramos blocked lawyers for Trump International Hotels Management LLC March 22, from proceeding with racketeering claims against the owners in arbitration. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
March 22, 2018 - 7:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The owners of a formerly Trump-branded hotel in Panama scored a victory over the U.S. president's companies Thursday when a New York judge blocked a Trump firm from pursuing arbitration claims aimed at restoring their control over the luxury hotel. Separately, Panamanian court...
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In this Nov. 12, 2017 photos, the "To Trains" sign in the Great Hall of Chicago Union Station directs passengers to loading platforms. (AP Photo/Paul Davenport)
March 22, 2018 - 1:04 am
LONDON (AP) — The travel and tourism sector is set for a modest slowdown in 2018 as a result of higher oil prices and airfares, a year after it experienced its best year on record, according to a leading global industry body. In its annual Economic Impact Report, the World Travel and Tourism...
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Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker, right, celebrates winning the Democratic gubernatorial primary with lieutenant governor candidate Juliana Stratton, Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
March 21, 2018 - 1:50 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The race for Illinois governor will be a battle between two deep-pocketed candidates who've already sunk more than $120 million of their own money into the contest, putting it on pace to become the costliest such campaign in U.S. history. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, a wealthy...
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FILE - This Feb. 12, 2015 file photo shows signage for travel booking site Orbitz outside the building that houses its headquarters, in Chicago. Orbitz says a legacy travel booking platform may have been hacked, potentially exposing the personal information of people that made purchases between Jan. 1, 2016 and Dec. 22, 2017. The company said Tuesday, March 20, 2018, about 880,000 payment cards were impacted. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
March 20, 2018 - 1:39 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Orbitz says one of its older websites may have been hacked, potentially exposing the personal information of people who made purchases online between Jan. 1, 2016 and Dec. 22, 2017. The current website was not involved in the incident. Orbitz is now owned by Expedia Inc...
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A fire engulfs the Manila Pavilion Hotel and Casino Sunday, March 18, 2018 in Manila, Philippines. The fire hit the hotel, where more than 300 guests were evacuated, some by helicopter, an official said. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
March 18, 2018 - 9:17 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A fire engulfed a hotel and casino in the Philippine capital on Sunday, killing at least three employees, trapping two others and forcing the evacuation of more than 300 guests, some by helicopter, officials said. Police said it was unclear if the fire at the Manila...
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A helicopter is hoisted by crane from the East River onto a barge, Monday, March 12, 2018, in New York. The pilot was able to escape the Sunday night crash after the aircraft flipped upside down in the water killing several passengers, officials said. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
March 13, 2018 - 9:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Investigators recovered a flight data recorder and a GoPro camera Tuesday as they tried to determine the cause of a deadly helicopter crash in the East River and figure out whether passengers' harnesses hindered their escape from the sinking aircraft. The helicopter's five...
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Rescue crews work at the scene of a deadly charter bus crash on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in Loxley, Ala. The bus carrying Texas high school band members home from Disney World plunged into a ravine before dawn Tuesday. (AP Photo/Dan Anderson)
March 13, 2018 - 7:51 pm
LOXLEY, Ala. (AP) — Lulled asleep by the humming of their Texas-bound charter bus following a trip to Disney World, members of a high school band were jarred awake before dawn Tuesday when the rig ran off a highway and plunged into a deep ravine. One person died, driver Harry Caligone, and about...
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FILE - The Trump International Hotel at 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, is seen Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016 in Washington. A Trump Organization executive says the company has donated $151,470 in foreign government profits at its hotels and similar businesses in 2017 to the U.S. Treasury. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
March 09, 2018 - 3:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump Organization has donated $151,470 in foreign government profits at its hotels and similar businesses last year to the U.S. Treasury, an executive said in a statement Friday. George Sorial, the executive vice president and chief compliance counsel, said the Feb. 22...
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FILE - This March 15, 2016, file photo, shows casino mogul Steve Wynn at a news conference in Medford, Mass. Nevada gambling regulators are developing rules addressing workplace sexual harassment in the wake of the sexual misconduct scandal surrounding Las Vegas casino titan Wynn. Wynn, who has vehemently denied the allegations, resigned Feb. 6, 2018, as chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
March 09, 2018 - 9:55 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — In the wake of the sexual misconduct scandal surrounding Las Vegas casino titan Steve Wynn, Nevada gambling regulators are developing regulations addressing workplace sexual harassment, but employment attorneys who reviewed the proposed criteria told The Associated Press that state...
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